To support the UK’s growing energy needs, National Grid Ventures (NGV) is bringing forward proposals for a Multi-Purpose Interconnector (MPI) called EuroLink, which will deliver a new electricity link between Great Britain to the Netherlands. ​

EuroLink could supply up to 1.8 gigawatts (GW) of electricity, which will be enough to power approximately 1.8 million homes, as well as contribute to our national energy security and support the UK’s climate and energy goals. We're holding a non-statutory public consultation to inform you about our EuroLink proposals, gather your feedback to help refine our plans and respond to your questions.​

EuroLink will deliver a range of nationally significant benefits, including:

Improving affordability of energy

Import cheaper energy for consumers by moving energy from where there is excess and the price is low to areas that need it and where prices are high.​

Enhancing our national energy security

Deliver energy security by managing rapid changes in energy supply and demand.

Supporting zero carbon energy

Efficient links for zero carbon energy with 90% of electricity imported via National Grid interconnectors set to be from zero carbon sources by 2030.​

Exploring opportunities for coordination​

In response to stakeholder feedback, NGV’s Eurolink and Nautilus projects and NGET’s Sea Link project are exploring potential opportunities to coordinate. Coordination could range from co-location of infrastructure from different projects on the same site, to coordinating construction activities to reduce potential impacts on local communities and the environment.  ​

We want to hear from you​

We’re holding a non-statutory public consultation, to inform you about our plans for the EuroLink project and to give you the opportunity to have your say. Your feedback will help to refine our proposal and allow us to respond to any questions you may have. ​

The non-statutory consultation will commence on Monday 24 October and will run for eight weeks until Sunday 18 December 2022. ​

Your feedback will help us identify the preferred locations for landfall sites, cable routes and converter station sites.​

Please make sure to have your say via the drop-down options below:

In-person consultation events

There will be five in-person consultation events where you can view our proposals in more detail and put your questions directly to the project team.

The dates, times and locations of the events can be found below:  


Exhibition Event #1: Leiston 

Date: Wednesday 23rd November 

Time: 10:00 - 16:00 

Location: Waterloo Centre, Waterloo Avenue, Leiston, IP16 4HE


Exhibition Event #2: Saxmundham 

Date: Thursday 24th November   

Time: 14:00 - 20:00 

Location: Saxmundham Market Hall, High St, Saxmundham IP17 1AF


Exhibition Event #3: Aldeburgh 

Date: Friday 25th November  

Time: 10:00 - 16:00 

Location: St Peter and St Paul’s Church Hall, Victoria Road, Aldeburgh, IP15 5DU


Exhibition Event #4: Reydon 

Date: Wednesday 30th November  

Time: 10:00-16:00 

Location: Stella Peskett Hall, Mights Rd, Southwold IP18 6BE


Exhibition Event #5: Dunwich 

Date: Thursday 1st December  

Time: 14:00-20:00 

Location: Dunwich Museum, James Street, Saxmundham IP17 3DT


 

Webinar consultation events

We will also be holding two webinar events, where the project team will provide an overview of the proposals and answer questions. 

To register for the webinars, please click on the most convenient time below: 


Register to attend Webinar #1 

Date: Wednesday 9th November 

Time: 18:30 – 20:00  


Register to attend Webinar #2 

Wednesday 7th December 

10:00 – 11:30 


 

Virtual exhibition and downloadable resources
Have your say

We want to hear your thoughts on our proposals for EuroLink, a new multi-purpose interconnector (MPI).​

Complete the feedback form and have your say here. ​

 


Please note that the deadline for the submission of feedback is Sunday 18 December.​

Contact us directly

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like to find out more information about the project and consultation. You can also request hard copies of all the project materials, including the feedback form and a freepost envelope, via the contact details below.​

Call our Freephone information line: 0800 083 1787​
Email us at: [email protected]
Write to us at: NGV EuroLink Consultation, Holborn Gate, Floor 8, 26 Southampton Buildings, LONDON WC2A 1AN

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Further reading

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EuroLink planning process

EuroLink is being treated as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) in the UK. Find out more information on what that means, here.

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